Ranjit Singh panel submits full report

first_imgThe Justice (retd) Ranjit Singh Commission, set up in April 2017 by the Congress government to investigate the various incidents of sacrilege of the Guru Granth Sahib and other religious texts, submitted its full report to Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday. It had submitted the first part of the report on June 30.“The complete set of reports, along with action taken report, will be tabled in the next session of the Vidhan Sabha,” an official spokesperson said.The government had decided to constitute the panel after rejecting as ‘inconclusive’ the findings of the Zora Singh Commission, set up by the previous Shiromani Akali Dal-BJP government.Terms of refernceThe terms of reference of the Commission were to conduct an inquiry into the cases of sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib, Bhagwad Gita and the Koran, inquire into the detailed facts and circumstance and chronology of events and to identify the role played by various persons. The Commission was also mandated to inquire into the firing in Kotkapura and Behbal Kalan village, Faridkot, in which two persons were killed.last_img